Tomorrow, January 20 at 10.00 at Good Earth Market to North Park will start Montana Women's March: Billings 2018 All information is published according to the page https://www.facebook.com/montanawomensmarchbillings/ For what women will march? The march in Billings is in support for the equal rights for indigenous women. What women are celebrating? We are marching to celebrate the achievements of women and to work in solidarity with one another to empower women and engage in positive action in our own communities. We are a community-based, grassroots group that is non-partisan and all-inclusive. We celebrate diversity. All are welcome to march. Our message is: Dream big. Work together. Give thanks. Speaker announcement! Amelia D. Marquez advocates for public education and health care while also battling income and social inequality. Amelia hopes to inspire at least one young trans person to believe in who they are, keep being authentic, and to step up and be the leader they were destined to be. “No black woman writer in this culture can write "too much". Indeed, no woman writer can write "too much"...No woman has ever written enough.” -bell hooks Senator Margie MacDonald represents south and west Billings. She works for inclusion, criminal justice reform, public education, health care for all, and access to vital mental health and addiction treatment services for her district and the community. She helped initiate the Not In Our Town movement in the early 1990's when hate groups were recruiting in Billings and harassing minority groups. Also we are pleased to introduce Kassie Runsabove as a featured speaker at Rise Together Montana Women's March: Billings 2018. Kassie is an enrolled Whiteclay from Fort Belknap Montana. She and her husband Walter have three children, Cactus, Abbillee, and Ivy. Kassie is the Health Disparities Coordinator at St. Vincent Health Care, where she works to decrease health disparities amongst patients and increase cultural sensitivity amongst providers and clinical staff. Passionate about increasing education, awareness, networking and collaboration, Kassie works to expand access to all available resources for underserved populations, such as the American Indian population. Allison Johnson is a junior at Billings West High School. This year, she started a politically minded club at her school to motivate other high school students’ interest in engaging in politics and to ensure young people are represented, too. You can hear from Allison tomorrow at the rally following our march Introducing yet another #PowerHouse to the speaker lineup for Rise Together Montana Women’s March Billings 2018: Representative Jessica Karjala has served two terms in the Montana House of Representatives, earning her first term by unseating an incumbent. Among her many accomplishments as a legislator, Representative Karjala successfully sponsored legislation in 2015 to allow people with disabilities who earn an income to save more money and keep more resources. Born and raised in Montana, Kathleen O’Donnell served our country in the Army National Guard. Don’t Ask Don’t Tell was being debated at the time, and she feels lucky to have met her wife Casey during the same period. Kathleen is an advocate for nondiscrimination protections and volunteers for organizations that promote equality. We are lucky to have Kathleen as a speaker at our rally in Billings! Tips for the Billings Women’s March 1. Be prepared for cold weather. 2. Wear appropriate clothing and the most comfortable shoes you own for both standing and walking. For cold weather wear layers. If rain is predicted, be sure to wear a waterproof poncho or rain coat. In case of rain, cover your signs in clear plastic (a dry-cleaning bag with clear packing tape will work) so colors don’t run onto your clothes. 3. Carpool with others to make parking more manageable. Parking is free at the city parking garage at 2912 3rd Ave N. 4. Eat before attending. Consider tucking a snack into your pocket in case you get hungry. 5. Use the restroom before the march. There will be five (5) porta potties at North Park. There are no restrooms along the one-mile route. 6. Keep to the left of the road so safety vehicles can pass if necessary. 7. Be kind and respectful of each other and the neighborhoods through which we shall walk. 8. Don’t engage any counter-protesters (if there are any): If someone starts yelling at you, don’t engage. Walk away. Make sure you are with a group and are keeping each other safe . 9. If the situation seems dangerous call 911. 10. Consider returning to downtown after the march for lunch, shopping, coffee, or a haircut as a way of supporting the businesses along our route. 11. Once the road barriers have been removed, stay on sidewalks when returning to your cars. 12. Dispose of your signs appropriately. If trashcans are full, please take your signs home and dispose of them there. 13. Let’s leave the route clean. Please don’t leave any trash behind either on the streets or in the park. Let's be the march known for leaving our path even cleaner than when we found it. 14. Enjoy our right to march together in support of women!
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Tomorrow, January 20 at 10.00 at Good Earth Market to North Park will start Montana Women's March: Billings 2018 All information is published according to the page https://www.facebook.com/montanawomensmarchbillings/ For what women will march? The march in Billings is in support for the equal rights for indigenous women. What women are celebrating? We are marching to celebrate the achievements of women and to work in solidarity with one another to empower women and engage in positive action in our own communities. We are a community-based, grassroots group that is non-partisan and all-inclusive. We celebrate diversity. All are welcome to march. Our message is: Dream big. Work together. Give thanks. Speaker announcement! Amelia D. Marquez advocates for public education and health care while also battling income and social inequality. Amelia hopes to inspire at least one young trans person to believe in who they are, keep being authentic, and to step up and be the leader they were destined to be. “No black woman writer in this culture can write "too much". Indeed, no woman writer can write "too much"...No woman has ever written enough.” -bell hooks Senator Margie MacDonald represents south and west Billings. She works for inclusion, criminal justice reform, public education, health care for all, and access to vital mental health and addiction treatment services for her district and the community. She helped initiate the Not In Our Town movement in the early 1990's when hate groups were recruiting in Billings and harassing minority groups. Also we are pleased to introduce Kassie Runsabove as a featured speaker at Rise Together Montana Women's March: Billings 2018. Kassie is an enrolled Whiteclay from Fort Belknap Montana. She and her husband Walter have three children, Cactus, Abbillee, and Ivy. Kassie is the Health Disparities Coordinator at St. Vincent Health Care, where she works to decrease health disparities amongst patients and increase cultural sensitivity amongst providers and clinical staff. Passionate about increasing education, awareness, networking and collaboration, Kassie works to expand access to all available resources for underserved populations, such as the American Indian population. Allison Johnson is a junior at Billings West High School. This year, she started a politically minded club at her school to motivate other high school students’ interest in engaging in politics and to ensure young people are represented, too. You can hear from Allison tomorrow at the rally following our march Introducing yet another #PowerHouse to the speaker lineup for Rise Together Montana Women’s March Billings 2018: Representative Jessica Karjala has served two terms in the Montana House of Representatives, earning her first term by unseating an incumbent. Among her many accomplishments as a legislator, Representative Karjala successfully sponsored legislation in 2015 to allow people with disabilities who earn an income to save more money and keep more resources. Born and raised in Montana, Kathleen O’Donnell served our country in the Army National Guard. Don’t Ask Don’t Tell was being debated at the time, and she feels lucky to have met her wife Casey during the same period. Kathleen is an advocate for nondiscrimination protections and volunteers for organizations that promote equality. We are lucky to have Kathleen as a speaker at our rally in Billings! Tips for the Billings Women’s March 1. Be prepared for cold weather. 2. Wear appropriate clothing and the most comfortable shoes you own for both standing and walking. For cold weather wear layers. If rain is predicted, be sure to wear a waterproof poncho or rain coat. In case of rain, cover your signs in clear plastic (a dry- cleaning bag with clear packing tape will work) so colors don’t run onto your clothes. 3. Carpool with others to make parking more manageable. Parking is free at the city parking garage at 2912 3rd Ave N. 4. Eat before attending. Consider tucking a snack into your pocket in case you get hungry. 5. Use the restroom before the march. There will be five (5) porta potties at North Park. There are no restrooms along the one-mile route. 6. Keep to the left of the road so safety vehicles can pass if necessary. 7. Be kind and respectful of each other and the neighborhoods through which we shall walk. 8. Don’t engage any counter-protesters (if there are any): If someone starts yelling at you, don’t engage. Walk away. Make sure you are with a group and are keeping each other safe . 9. If the situation seems dangerous call 911. 10. Consider returning to downtown after the march for lunch, shopping, coffee, or a haircut as a way of supporting the businesses along our route. 11. Once the road barriers have been removed, stay on sidewalks when returning to your cars. 12. Dispose of your signs appropriately. If trashcans are full, please take your signs home and dispose of them there. 13. Let’s leave the route clean. Please don’t leave any trash behind either on the streets or in the park. Let's be the march known for leaving our path even cleaner than when we found it. 14. Enjoy our right to march together in support of women!
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Montana Women's March: Billings 2018: what important to know